CICP Foundation receives grants totaling $34.6 million from Lilly Endowment Inc.

2022-03-14T09:03:19-04:00March 14, 2022|

INDIANAPOLIS (March 14, 2022) – The CICP Foundation, as the supporting foundation for the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), has received five inter-related grants totaling $34.6 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. for work by CICP and four of its sector initiatives, AgriNovus Indiana, BioCrossroads, Conexus Indiana and TechPoint. CICP and its related sector initiatives are focused on the development and implementation of collaborative strategies and programs to build upon Indiana’s prosperity. Approximately one-fourth of the grant funding will be used to support CICP’s coordinated leadership across the organization’s initiative structure to deliver programs and projects that include: Accelerating and increasing innovation and the deployment of digital technologies across Indiana’s advanced industries to strengthen regional economic competitiveness. Increasing economic vitality by identifying and enhancing entrepreneurial opportunities for more Hoosiers; and Developing new opportunities for diversity, equity and inclusion through Business Equity [...]